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Kuo argues that shipment volume came in higher in the first half of 2016 due to “upbeat demand for the i Phone SE.” Instead, Kuo believes Apple will exert pressure on its i Phone component makers to drop prices in an effort to maintain its margins.
He expects suppliers to begin price reductions on components in either November or December of this year.
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For the current quarter, Kuo anticipates i Phone sales to check in anywhere between 40 million and 50 million units, falling slightly below last year’s holiday quarter that saw Apple sell 51.2 million i Phones.
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In a note obtained by , Kuo explains that Apple is planning to keep the i Phone SE as-is for the time being. Apple wants to keep its margins high by subtly encouraging users to upgrade to the more margin-friendly i Phone 7 and i Phone 7 Plus.
Kuo forecasts that total shipment volume of i Phones will decline in the first half of 2017 due to tepid demand in China, slow shipment volume of 4.7-inch i Phones and the lack of an i Phone SE refresh in the second quarter of the year.
The actual cost and payback for each project can vary, depending on both your home’s condition and overall real estate market values in your region of the country.
A more complete cover-up is a prefabricated tub and shower surround.
These one-piece units may require professional installation but can still be cheaper than paying to re-tile walls and refinish a worn tub.
A professional carpet cleaning is an inexpensive investment, especially if your rugs are in good shape and are neutral colors.
If your carpet is showing serious wear, cover it with inexpensive, strategically placed area rugs.